A few days ago, we learned from LatePost that the Baidu Internet of Vehicles Division under the Baidu Intelligent Driving Business Group (IDG) has been reorganized, and 5 business organizations, 3 platform organizations and 3 business support centers have been established at the same time. Networking business department report.
The IDG business organization includes Xiaodu Assistant/Baidu Map (automotive version), Auto Cloud & Security, Light Car Machine (mobile phone screen projection interconnection solution) and CDC (smart cockpit). According to IDG’s 2021 plan, the Internet of Vehicles Division will also promote the research and development of L2+ assisted driving and add it to the smart cockpit solution.
On January 11 this year, Zhejiang Geely Holding Group and Baidu formed a smart electric vehicle company and became a strategic partner of Baidu Electric Vehicle Company. The cooperation will be based on Geely’s pure electric architecture – SEA’s vast intelligent evolution experience architecture. Through the integration of hardware layer, system layer and ecological layer, this architecture builds an interactive and extended future travel service system, and this architecture will be open to strategic partners.
The newly established Baidu Auto Company will face the passenger car market, and Baidu Auto Company will focus on the entire industrial chain of smart car design, development, manufacturing, sales and services. Taking advantage of Baidu’s advantages in artificial intelligence, Apollo’s autonomous driving capabilities will be given to it. In addition, technologies such as Xiaodu Vehicle and Baidu Maps will also be integrated into the joint venture to further shape the form of smart car products.
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